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APA (7th Edition) Referencing Guide

Guide to APA citation style using the 7th Edition of the APA Style Manual. This guide is in Beta mode, and some links and pages will become available shortly.

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This is a guide to the 7th Edition of APA style, which is a recent update to the APA citation style.

Your lecturer may prefer APA 6th Edition. Check your subject outline to see which version of APA you have been asked to use. If the subject outline does not specify which APA edition you should be using, please check with your lecturer.

If you are supposed to use APA 6th Edition, please go to the APA (6th Edition) Referencing Guide:

Videos and podcasts

Youtube or online video:

Format

If the real name of the author is known:

Author, A. A. [screen name if applicable]. (Date). Title [Video]. Platform*. URL

If the real name of the author is not known:

screen name. (year, Month day). Title [Video]. Retrieved from URL

*omit the platform if it is the same name as the author of the video

Examples

ABC News. (2018, January 4). African-Australian community calls for bipartisanship, not sensationalism [Video]. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-04/african-australian-community-calls-for-bipartisanship/9304580

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2017, October 18). Australia's welfare 2017 video news release [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/CzBJQmX-sb0

TEDx Talks. (2015, August 21). Housing affordability: Win the argument | Eliza Owen | TEDxYouth@Sydney [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/GzzHawjP648

The Weekly. (2017, May 10). The Weekly: Housing affordability [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/JFIfqn7WxqE

Yorkey, B., Son, D., McCarthy, T., Wettels, J. G., Golin, S., Sugar, M., ... Laiblin, K. (Executive Producers). (2017). 13 reasons why [Video]. Netflix. https://www.netflix.com/title/80117470

Please note: According to APA style, the "author" of Youtube videos is always the person or organisation who posted the video, even if they do not own the material or had anything to do with the content. For your assignments, it is preferable to find the official version of the video if possible.

Podcast or audio recording:

Format

Contributor, A. A. (Contribution). (Date). Title: Subtitle [Audio podcast]. Publisher (if available). URL

For podcasts in which each episode has different creators (or a special episode has its own creators), use the following pattern:

Contributor, A. A. (Contribution). (Year, Month Day). Title: Subtitle [Audio podcast episode]. In Title of Podcast: Subtitle. Publisher (if available). URL

Examples

Crabb, A. (Host), & Sales, L. (Host). (2019, December 12). Chat 10 looks 3: Ep 125; The miserable old bag costume [Audio podcast]. https://www.chat10looks3.com/podcast/ep125

Fennell, M. (Host). (2017, August 4). Download this show: Would you pay for this podcast? [Audio podcast]. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow/vpn/8771498

Laura (Creator). (2011, October 24). Reported speech and Konjunktiv I [Audio podcast]. In German Grammarpod. https://germangrammarpod.blogspot.com.au/

Webinar (recorded)

Use this format for only recorded, retrievable webinars, if the webinar is unrecorded cite as Personal communication.

Format

Author, A. (Date). Title –italicised [Webinar]. Publisher. http://www.xxxxx

Examples

Russo, K. (Facilitator). (2020, May 28). The digital divide and COVID-19 [Webinar]. James Cook University. https://www.jcu.edu.au/webinars

 

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